The Electric Zoo Festival is an annual electronic music festival held over Labor Day weekend in New York City on Randall's Island Park.
The festival represents all genres of electronic music, bringing top international DJs and live acts from multiple countries along with hometown favorites to four stages.
In its 2009 inaugural year, 26,000 people passed through the festival's gates to see artists including Armin van Buuren, Deadmau5, David Guetta and Ferry Corsten. Electric Zoo received a coveted IDMA nomination for “Best U.S. Festival” and “Best Music Event” by URB magazine, as well as press coverage from major media outlets like CNN, New York Times, Huffington Post, Village Voice, Time Out New York, New York Post, DJ Mag, and Ocean Drive, establishing it as New York's premier electronic music festival.
Located: Randall's Island Park is located along the East River between Manhattan and Queens NY. The grass event space where the Electric Zoo festival is held is an area of about 24 acres. In addition to the main stage, there will be several open air tents for a multi-genre experience.